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It won't even get that far. This proposal will be watered down and will be implemented in such a way that Google, Facebook etc will be protected from any harm and this law will only serve to hamper new entrants and protect the incumbents position.

At this stage of the election cycle a few presidential elections ago Obama was promising socialized medicine if elected, what we got from a democratically controlled house and senate was Obamacare. This is what always happens.

Uhh, he never campaigned for a single payer model.

In what way is a "public option"[0] not socialised medicine?

> In the 2008 Obama-Biden health care plan on the campaign’s website, candidate Obama promised that “any American will have the opportunity to enroll in [a] new public plan.”


Correct! At least not when he was running for the presidency.


People forget that his healthcare proposal as a candidate was to the right of Clinton's.

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